Enjoy your stay at the Malaposta Hotel and enjoy an afternoon lying in the sun in our beaches because Porto and the North region own the best beaches in the country.
Nowadays these beaches are very active thanks to water and leisure sports such as Surfing, Kite surf, Windsurf, Kayak surf, Canoeing or Power boating.
The town of New City of Gaia is just across the Douro River and touches the coastline of the Atlantic Ocean. This is an ideal city for outdoor leisure activities and it is well known for its natural beauty and for its beaches with blue flags which ensures the quality of our beaches.
Here we can find several famous beaches like:
These beaches that New City of Gaia offers are excellent choices for families, offering security and favoring fun without worries. These are surrounded by terraces and with many green spaces with good access to practice multiple physical exercise such as running, hiking or pleasant bike rides.
In Porto we also have excellent city beaches, almost all of them are located in one of the most sophisticated areas of the city of Porto, these beaches are ideal for couples who want to revel in the sun in an almost nostalgic sunset environment. Here we find numerous terraces where you can drink any cold drink, where we highlight famous cocktails. Here in Foz, we can enjoy its beautiful spaces and good conditions to long walks or runs in the seashore.
Nearby, we still have the Sea life, which is the oceanarium of the city, owning more than 5600 marine creatures, making the delight of the youngest.
Beaches of Porto that we can find:
The beaches of Matosinhos have a more relaxed and youthful atmosphere being more linked to fishing activities or water sports such as Surf or Kite surf, ideal for those who enjoy sports activities in the beach (volleyball, football, etc).
Surrounded by multiple sun terraces, the beaches of Matosinhos are still next to the Transparent Building, which has a number of dining, culture and leisure places.
In Matosinhos you can find the following best beaches:
The tidal pools are also Leca attractions; these are parallel to Liberdade avenue and to the sea. These saltwater pools are worldwide known because they were designed by the architect Alvaro Siza Vieira and fit harmoniously into the landscape being rammed by the waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
The City of Conde beaches are well known by holidaymakers from northern Portugal, they move to the its beaches to spend extensive weeks of rest and recuperation for the new year of work. These beaches were very well attended by people with possessions and industries in the north.
These have extensive beaches for sunbathing and areas dedicated to fishing. The beach also offers excellent infrastructure, favoring pleasant strolls by the river, by bicycle or walking.
Near here we can find several famous beaches like:
These areas offer excellent delicacies of fresh fish, which features City of Conde, Mindelo, and Povoa de Varzim, being essentially very wanted bathing areas.
City of Conde has also the National Handicrafts Fair, which animates the entire region during the summer making the delight of all Portuguese and foreign tourists.
When you are in Porto enjoy visiting some of these places, some are true rarities related to their natural beauty, being regarded as the most beautiful in Europe.